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there will soon be a new grading system. his report will be transcribed online for the public to read. the current summaries don't offer as much detail. it is expected to take a new year for the program to begin running. the new cables on the bay bridge are coming into view. new tonight at six p.m. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar is live with the new system. tom? >> reporter: indeed, from a far this is where some of us see it as we wiz by on the old span. but soon we will know it close up and personal and this bridge is a long lasting work of art. >> reporter: what is undone is
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shrouded so none of the sprays go into the bay. it is a far cry from a few months ago of 17,000 individual wires. all of the strands don't like water. that could make them corrode and you want this to last 150 years it has to be protected from the elements. >> the wires are galvanized. >> reporter: six layers, each in a different color to make sure they are dully cover -- fully covered make it work. the cable is then wrapped by flat steal wires. -- steel wires. then comes paint followed by noxide, finally the outer coat. >> aquillic quote -- aquillic
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coat on top of that -- acrylic coat on top of that. >> reporter: in the next 24 hours they begin moving this cat walk and the only way up and down on top of this cable. where you can't see the cable is isolated in the chambers. >> there is still work to be done to get us to labor day. paving, striping. painting. concrete work. those are probably going to be the items most noticeable to the public. >> reporter: engineers say this is the strongest bridge in the world today. tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. there is more fall out from the discovery of hidden funds. today a committee gave the go ahead for the auditor to set up and administrate such accounts. cal fire, state parks and department of fish and wildlife
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have been accused of misappropriating state money. >> first step, let's take a look at outside of the state treasury funds, what is the purpose, men a of them are there are legitimate purposes. >> there are 500 such state funds that come from sources. contra costa county is no longer in the running for one of the centers to help people learn about the affordable care act. one of the unions couldn't reach an agreement on demand for extra pay for six supervisors by yesterday's deadline. richmond and concord were vying for the center. global foundry says it is moving to santa clara. they are moving their u.s. corporate offices to a building under construction on great america parkway.
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they will shift 400 workers by the end of the year. a pet ambulance service is closing its doors next month. they will cease operation as of a april 5 unless a buyer comes forward. they can no longer afford to stay open. they have been in business for 12 years and provided 24 hour ambulance service for pet owners. togetherring tomorrow to atact students -- togetherring tomorrow to attack -- targeting students tomorrow to attack students. >> after hitting 80 degrees there is nowhere to go but down, the specifics for the cool down and what you could expect this weekend. hgn
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officials expect some parents will keep their parents home from foothill high school tomorrow. a student saw a message in a bath room and reported it, it read, i hate everyone at this school, watch me shoot everyone on march 14. >> i think it is probably just some kids wanting attention. but i am not really sure. >> reporter: [ inaudible question ] >> i am not sure. >> extra police and staff were on hand today and tomorrow. a teacher abuse scal arkansas scandal -- scandal has parents aasking how can we protect -- asking how can we protect our children. ktvu's john sasaki has been speaking to parents about the steps they are taking. >> reporter: we are across the street from the school where parents picked up the last of their children 20 minutes ago.
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in the days since this story broke it has been the talk all over town. talk that a teacher tied up a two-year-old girl with tape because she didn't want to take a nap. that woman was banned this week from working with children. we talked to parents, some who were concerned, others were not. >> it is really sad that somebody could do that to a baby. >> every day thing and it does happen somewhere all the time. it is a big world. >> we look for -- spent lot of time observing. many of the ones that i felt comfortable with invited the kids to join in right away. >> reporter: contact the state department to see if a school is properly license and if it had violations and you can ask the school if all staff had
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background checks. john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. new tonight at six p.m. an experiment is underway. he tells us the city asked for the removal of some of the red chairs at 17th and castro streets. officials are hoping that will encourage homeless to move on. some say they are intimidating others and dominating the plaza. police are keeping an eye on the situation. san francisco company is caught up in a hacker attack. the internet company operates the servers that spent visitors to a website that published the reports. cloud flair refused to company but he said he had been
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victimized by hackers. a company celebrated its ipo with a big spike in its stock price. officers with silver springs ran the opening bell today. the company provides software and services for public utilities. the stock rose 29% on the first day of trading to close at $22 a share and the company rose $81 million. california officials announced a new partnership with the federal government to bring two large solar projects to california. >> climate change is on the way. and we got to do something about it. >> governor jerry brown held a press conference in san francisco. the projects are in riverside county and a wind farm planned in november. they are expected to power
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340,000 homes. we start off the morning with coastal fog, dense fog advisory was in effect, we will see dense fog again tomorrow morning. fog moving in right now. that is the south tower of the bridge. i know we have fog by the cliff house, you can see it there. fog over the hills, it will have an impact on tomorrow's highs. 80 today in santa rosa. 84 morgan hill. temperatures drop off tomorrow. just going to drop off a couple degrees. instead of 80 degrees, we will be 68, 72. mid-70s as well. we are dry and we stay dry. we have been warm. we will stay warm but trend down because of the fog.
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model isn't picking it up. we have fog at the beach and towards pacifica and half moon bay. the fall will make it further inland tonight. the forecast highs tomorrow, about what i am seeing now. these are current temperatures. that wouldn't -- those work well for highs. 76 antioch. still warm outside. marine layer stretches a little bit in response to a weak weather system that will get close to this, when it gets close it stretches out the fog and it pushes more cool air, not just at the surface and that will make it into richmond, it will make it over to fremont so temperatures trend down. we have seen bigger pushes. but it is enough it will cool things off. subtle changes. it is not raining. we have no rain in the five-day
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forecast, you will notice dry. highs tomorrow yellows are 70s. that fog sticks around the next couple days. friday too and gives us a nice weather pattern. tomorrow, 71 in san jose. there you go. nice day for your thursday. friday not much different than that. there is the five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view. yeah. i don't know. i don't know what to say. >> beautiful. >> so nice. but we need rain. next shot for rain middle of next week, and short lived. not a big deal. >> thank you, bill. >> enjoy it while we have it. thank you, bill. coming up on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36 continuing coverage of today's selection of the new pope and reaction from students at a san francisco school. also google's change for its android operating system. join us for these stories and more on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36.
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game of newsical chair for -- musical chairs for nfl free agents, the player on the 49ers on his way out and the new player who is coming to the team. hello?
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joe is in for mark, talking stanford basketball. >> its only chance to get into the ncaa basketball tournament, against arizona state. bright hits a three. he is fouled with 38 seconds left, they head to over time, 79-79. he led with 27. but the sun devils have a guy, nobody gets in his way and he gets 2 of his 34 points, arizona state advances with a win. you need a program to keep up with day two of the nfl official new year. dashon goldson is not returning to the 49ers. he signed a contact with the bucks. so now the 49ers have a void in the secondary. one of the candidates to replace him is the guy who could end up in the hall of fame. charles woodson. he was sut by the packers last
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-- cut by the packers last month. he was the number 4 pick in the 1998 draft by the raiders. the 49ers closed a deal with another former number one draft pick, he was a startwer the chiefs but -- starter with the chiefs but sidelined last season. the 49ers partially fill the void. the raiders addressed one of their weaknesses in 2012, defense. with four returning starters oakland signed former brown's linebacker. cincinnati defensive tackle and broncos defensive end. the broncos provided another target for their quarterback, peyton manning, wes welker.
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wes welker caught 100 passes in 5-6 years with tom brady and the patriots. warriors hosting detroit, in the number 6 playoff spot in the west. see you tonight at 10:00 p.m. can't keep track of that stuff. >> thank you. the san francisco symphony is on strike tonight at 10:00 p.m. the break down at the bargaining table -- bargaining table and the last minute move to try to avert a cancellation of tomorrow's performance. >> and thank you for trusting ktvu channel 2 news, we are always here for you on and mobile ktvu. thank you for joining us.

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